Brand: Sideshow Collectibles

Tupuxuara (Sideshow Dinosauria)

5 (3 votes)
Review by Dan, Photos by Jeremy
After a slight delay, Sideshow has finally released their first Dinosauria statue of 2011. They have elected to market the statue under the name “Tupuxuara – Pterodactyl,” likely to foster recognition among mainstream demographics. Fortunately, the Tupuxuara is indeed a pterodactyloid, a term that would furrow fewer brows than a separate suborder such as “rhamphorhynchoidea.” Tupuxuara is also considered a member of the popular Tapejarid family, strongly associated with elaborate cranial crests.

Tyrannosaurus “Tyrant King” (Sideshow Dinosauria)

4.8 (14 votes)
Review by Dan Liebman of
Photos by Chris Kastner of
If you ask a paleontologist what the two main types of dinosaur might be, you’re likely to receive an answer containing the words “Saurichia” and “Ornithischia”. Pose this same question to a manufacturer of dinosaur models, and you may discover an altogether different dichotomy: “T.

Tyrannosaurus rex Maquette (Sideshow Collectibles “Dinosauria”)

4.6 (7 votes)
Review by Dan of
Photos by Dan Liebman and Jeremy Killian
What can be said of the Tyrannosaurus rex? Easily the most popular of all prehistoric animals, this universally recognized carnivore embodies the might and majesty of the ancient world. In any exhibit or product line, his presence is absolutely mandatory, his regal status beyond question.

Tyrannosaurus rex vs Triceratops diorama (Sideshow Collectibles)

4.7 (6 votes)
Photos by Dan L. and Jeremy K.
Sideshow Collectibles, having released a very popular piece based on their newly acquired Jurassic Park license, has discovered something: Dinosaurs rock.  Sure, they make interesting subject matter in art, but if there’s one thing that consistently performs well in sales, it’s dinosaurs.  
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